Rep. Steve Israel called the practice a 'longtime injustice that needs to be righted.'
The former Army Leiutenant was convicted of failing to obey a lawful order, and ordered to pay a $100 fine.
The former Air Force Major's settlement is the third and final in a lawsuit challenging military discharges under the since-repealed Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy.
Under a legal settlement announced today, military personnel who saw their separation pay cut in half because they were discharged for being gay will be compensated with the remainder.
A photo of Sgt. Brandon Morgan kissing his boyfriend, Dalan Wells, went viral in February as a visual symbol of the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.